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  • Bill Cosby won't face charges in Playboy Mansion sex case, DA says

    Bill Cosby will not be charged with a crime after a woman claimed he molested her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, Los Angeles prosecutors said Tuesday.  In the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judy Huth said she and a 16-year-old...
  • Pakistan PM lifts moratorium on death penalty after school attack

    The Pakistani prime minister lifted a moratorium on the death penalty on Wednesday, a day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school, killing 132 students and nine teachers, a government spokesman said. Pakistan began three days of mourning on Wednesday for...
  • Court records show multiple opportunities to have jailed accused police shooter

    Court records show multiple opportunities to have jailed accused police shooter
    The man accused of shooting a Baltimore police officer might have remained in jail had a judge denied him bail as prosecutors requested six months ago, when he was arrested on drug and weapons charges. That was one of two opportunities the criminal...
  • Ebony Wilkerson's team offers sterilization plan

    Ebony Wilkerson's team offers sterilization plan
    DAYTONA BEACH — Ebony Wilkerson's pregnancy made her temporarily crazy, her defense team argued before two courtroom surprises Tuesday. The first was an offer to sterilize Wilkerson to avoid a repeat of the mental breakdown that her attorneys...
  • Landlord gets life in prison for Cicero fire that killed 7

     Landlord gets life in prison  for Cicero fire that killed 7
    A former landlord was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole for the murders of seven young Cicero residents, ages 20 years to 3 days old, who were killed in a 2010 fire the man ordered set to an apartment building he owned. Cook County...
  • Prosecutors: Midlothian cop used unreasonable force on suspect

    Prosecutors: Midlothian cop used unreasonable force on suspect
    James Snyder had just left a Midlothian bar early Thanksgiving morning three years ago when he heard someone shout at him from across the parking lot and was suddenly charged by several men. Testifying in federal court Tuesday, Snyder said that as he...
  • Cameras allowed in Cook County criminal courts in pilot project

    Cameras allowed in Cook County criminal courts in pilot project
    The Illinois Supreme Court has approved a long-awaited pilot program allowing cameras in courtrooms at the Leighton Criminal Court Building beginning next month. Cook County's bid languished for more than 2 1/2 years as a behind-the-scenes debate...
  • Roman Polanski's court request could shed light on decades-long case

    Roman Polanski's court request could shed light on decades-long case
    Roman Polanski boarded a red-eye out of the country in January 1978, just months after he had agreed to a plea deal to end a Los Angeles County case in which he was accused of raping and sodomizing a 13-year-old girl. His departure sparked a debate that...
  • Alstom nearing $700 million U.S. bribery settlement: source

    Alstom SA is close to settling a bribery case with the U.S. Justice Department for $700 million, a person close to the matter said on Tuesday, in what would be the largest criminal fine levied by the United States for foreign bribery. A settlement...
  • Law firm to Florida court clerks: Issuing gay-marriage licenses risks arrest

    Law firm to Florida court clerks: Issuing gay-marriage licenses risks arrest
    Gay-rights activists were ecstatic: Come Jan. 6, they thought, Florida same-sex couples would be lining up at courthouses across the state to get married. But that is not what the people who issue marriage licenses in Florida — county clerks of...
  • N.Y. Times reporter ordered to answer questions in CIA leak case

    A federal judge on Tuesdayordered New York Times reporter James Risen to appear in courtto answer questions about his book detailing a failed CIA effortto undermine Iran's nuclear weapons program, in a case that hasbecome a touchstone of press freedom....